Customer Testimonials

Rusty M

After using Griots for the first time I’m hooked. I get compliments all the time on how great my Super Bee looks and how shiny it it. I attribute this to the products I buy from this site. Also Jonathon is very well versed on the application and use of everything he sells.

I received a Griot’s buffer as a gift. When I used it on my car it did a great professional shine with no buff marks. I used it on a 1934 kit car I built and painted and buffed and the finish came out like glass. It is worth every penny.

John R

I purchased the entire Griot’s exterior and interior product line from Kia’i. He actually came over to my house and demonstrated the use of the products and application tools, detailing the entire car. It is amazing how my car looks after a thorough cleaning and detail. And I like knowing that I am preserving the exterior and interior finishes of my M3. Mahalo Jonathan!


Having products like these readily available locally is a benefit in itself. I’ve been using the Spray-On Car Wash and Speed Shine for several years now. Car is driven daily and parked outside, yet always looks perfect! Plus, the whole car takes about an hour to do – wash & wax! Inside I’ve used the Leather Rejuvenator and Leather 3-in-1 . Looks and smells great!


I had very bad oxidation on the fenders flares of my truck. I had tried other products and could not remove it. I was ready to get those parts repainted, when Jonathan told me he had products that could remove it. I didn’t believe him but was willing to try. Sure enough he removed the oxidation. He recommended sealing the truck afterwards which I did then and there. My girlfriend said the truck looked so good, she wanted me to detail her car using Griots products. Thank you Jonathan for the introduction to High Quality car care products, and a multi step process. Its a huge difference from the “stuff” you get at the automotive stores.


Jonathan always sees me washing and detailing my car, so he told me about his products. Said I could get the swirls and scratches off the paint of my car. Well, he finally convinced me to try his stuff out cuz I was getting ready for a small car show. WOW!! the before and after was night and day. You could see the real ocean blue pearl my car is suppose to be instead of looking almost black. I used the car wash soap, then paint prep, clay bar, 2 stages polishing and wax. My Sapphire looks beautiful now thanks to Jonathan and his products. I wouldn’t hesitate twice to help promote Kia’i car care products. Now I just need to keep up with my car care using all the products they have to offer.

Randall W

We purchased two farm trucks that had been seriously neglected in the harsh Hawaii environment. Jonathan showed us the Complete Compound as an easy way to clean up the trucks and get rid of all the grim and dirt on the paint. He even showed us the complete process for taking care of the vehicle from start to finish and helped detail both trucks completely. I didn’t think the complete compound would be enough to bring back some shine to the paint but it worked wonders. Griot’s products are wonderful and it’s great having someone like Jonathan to show us how to use them properly.

Ryan M

Black shine tire & trim coating is the best. I have used it for 6 months. It’s awesome really and I can’t say enough about how it tailored to the needs of my tires and trim. On an everyday basis, this product goes above and beyond my expectation. I couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Thank you Jonathan for introducing me to this product

Jean A

Jonathan, Thanks for the amazing discovery of what my BMW x5 is supposed to look like – NEW AGAIN! I live on the Ocean at Sunset Beach and the salt air here just gives cars a beating. My ride is 8 years old and I was having the hardest time getting water stains off both the body and the glass. I appreciate the time that you took to explain how every product worked together to make everything look just like new. I’ve tried so many different car washes, waxes and treatments over the years but have found NOTHING that works as good as the Griots products. I have not seen my vehicle look this good since the month I bought it. The best part is that it stays clean longer. It’s now so easy to wash it because the dirt doesn’t cling to it like it used to. Yup – one happy camper here. Thanks again for getting me hooked on Griot Car products. Aloha

Colin J.

Jonathan was extremely helpful. I wanted to correct the paint on my black 2005 Acura TL and I had no idea where to start. It was my 1st black vehicle and the swirl marks and holograms just ruined the look of my car. I hated it. Jonathan assessed my paint and recommended what he felt was best for my paint condition and budget! I purchased Griots 6″ Orbital, Griots Boss Correcting Cream, and Griots Poly Wax, along with the recommended pads. He gave me advice on how to use the products and even offered help personally. The Griots products were very easy to use. Almost fool proof! My paint is now swirl free and it shines like I have never seen it thanks to Jonathan’s knowledge and Griots amazing products!!!


I got a new company car about 8 months ago. Its a lease and the companies car. It was time to put wax the car so the sun doesnt destroy the paint. I went to Jonathan and explained about the company car and the fact that i wasnt willing to put the time or expense into a full detail. I have used jonathans griots products in the past and found them to work awesome. He suggested a different approach. So i gave it a try. WOW another great turn out and it was done quickly. I washed the car, then clay bar with speed shine, last step was the sealent wax. The car looks better then when i got it from the dealer 8 months ago.

R. P.

I approached Kia’i because I bought a used Mercedes Benz and I wanted to make it shine again.There were a lot of swirls and scratches in the paint as well as some fading of the color. Jonathan helped me by getting the oxidation off and applied a polish and seal coat. The result was amazing; fine and deep scratches were removed and a mirror shine was left behind. One thing I liked was their superior cleaning products that he used and how easy they are to work with. I would recommend Kia’i to people who need to bring back the showroom shine to their rides. Thanks again, Gabriel.

Gabe K

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